While speaking in Orlando, Florida, current GOP front-runner Donald Trump made supporters raise their right hand and swear an oath to vote for him. Afterwards, he warned that bad things happen to those who break their oath.
For some, the move was reminiscent of something one might see at a 1930’s rally in Germany.
Donald Trump makes members of his Orlando crowd raise their right hands and swear to vote in the primary. pic.twitter.com/EVenRilJrV
— Jenna Johnson (@wpjenna) March 5, 2016
Video of the incident can be seen below, courtesy of the Right Scoop:
The Right Scoop added: “He’s probably just trolling the media again. But it is kinda creepy to see followers make what looks like a Nazi salute to him.”
Reaction was pretty much what you’d expect.
@wpjenna He's trolling the entire world. All a big joke. Has to be.
— Austin Barker (@AustinBarker) March 5, 2016
@wpjenna Did he mention first that you have to be a registered Republican? Serious question.
— Moe Lane (@Ogiel23) (@moelane) March 5, 2016
@wpjenna Mein Drumpf.
— Bob Davidson (@oybay) March 5, 2016
@wpjenna Are you sure they were swearing and not saluting?
— Crecente (@crecenteb) March 5, 2016
— Simon Thomas (@simonrug) March 5, 2016
That’s one way of putting it.
Some couldn’t help but compare Trump to Hitler:
— Snarkar🦃ni™ 🗽♿ (@Snarkaroni) March 5, 2016
The reaction on YouTube was pretty much the same:
“Concerning,” “creepy” and “dictatorial” are just three words used to describe this. How would you describe it? Let us know in the comments below.
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